At the Hands on History Museum you can meet John Smythson, who was master cook to Elizabeth I, or George and Elianor Crowle, well known figures from 17th Century Hull, via their magnificent portraits on display in the Story of Hull Gallery.
Join us at the museum to be inspired by these faces and create your own portrait of yourself, your family or friends. Perhaps it too will be on display in a museum one day!
The Hands on History Museum, in the old Grammar School where William Wilberforce studied, houses the story of Hull and its people. Entry to the museum is free. Hands on History includes a fascinating glimpse into Victorian times, the Story of Hull and also features the Egyptian Gallery. This gallery is home to a genuine 2,600 year old mummy and unique replicas of King Tutankhamen’s treasures.
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